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Commissioning/Mechanical Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 03/09/2013
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The Company:
Our Client’s engineering division, has been a leader in the design of drilling facilities for offshore platforms worldwide for over 30 years. The company’s 700-strong workforce provides a range of engineering services from pre-project and Front End Engineering Design (FEED) through detail design, construction support, hook-up and commissioning.

The Role:
The ideal candidate must have experience in the drilling environment, and must be well versed in writing mechanical commissioning procedures (in the drilling context) onshore, then following them up offshore.

Relevant experience:

•Knowledge of, and compliance with, Client Management Systems. Assurance that personnel under the Commissioning Engineer’s control comply with the procedures.
•Knowledge of, and compliance with, client, industry and international specifications and standards. Assurance that personnel under the Commissioning Engineer’s control comply with relevant documents.
•Effective maintenance of Performance through HS&E and Asset duty holder’s safety initiatives and programs.
•Responsible for assessing effectiveness of working practices and systems with a view to continuously improving systems, personal and team performance.
•Effective and disciplined use of risk assessments systems.
•Excellent knowledge of Drilling Equipment to ensure comprehensive Commissioning Procedures is issued.
•Utilise experience in integration testing and fault finding.
•Participate in HAZID’s and HAZOP’s.


•Perform technical review of Design drawings / deliverables. Objective is to provide input and identify any changes to ensure operability and minimise time and cost. Also to comment on preferred delivery schedules.
•Review Construction plans with a view to achieving early and efficient client handover.
•Develop discipline System Boundary Drawings, Commissioning Work Orders, Plans, documentation, Input into development of multi discipline pre and dynamic commissioning Procedures and Handover documentation for early and efficient client acceptance
•Witness onshore factory acceptance tests where required.
•Undertake necessary training if required, train others when needed and client liaison as required.
•Review As Built drawings

Offshore/Onshore Commissioning:

•Liaise with, and manage interfaces with respective Operations personnel (onshore and offshore).
•Plan and supervise the discipline onshore and offshore commissioning of new & modified equipment and any effected systems.
•Act as engineering vendor liaison during commissioning phase.
•Advise system priorities, to Construction Focal Point, with a view to early and efficient take-over.
•Assist in mechanical completion certification and handover of systems from construction to commissioning. Drive pre- and main commissioning strategies and schedules
•Monitor Commissioning work-in-progress, report against plan. Along input to PCS.
•Complete weekly / daily Platform Report, for onshore distribution
•Co-ordinate and execute Company Internal and client operations system discipline - pre take-over and pre hand-over inspections.
•Develop and agree Punch List and complete in line with Plan / agreed schedule.
•Advise Check sheet status and complete sheets where applicable.
•As Build any changes to documents / drawings made during Commissioning activities
•Take responsibility for ensuring all necessary travel, medical and associated documentation valid and kept up to date.
•Ensure that all materials, tools and equipment provided to carry out the work is kept secure and in good order, and that relevant and up to date calibration is maintained.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Drilling & Offshore experience
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